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Zimbabwe
In August 2018 we introduced you to the Tsholotsho Women’s War on Plastic income-generating project. Read this heart-warming story here. Victoria Falls-based African Ant-ics support the Tsholotsho women’s group, purchasing their beautiful woven basketware to sell on to an international audience. Their products are ideal for use in the hospitality industry, and a lot of...
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The CITW Zambezi team spent the week in Livingstone, Zambia, last week, delivering Books for Africa reading and textbooks to schools in the region. This is the first time that Zambia has had a Books for Africa donation. This is hugely exciting and we are honoured to have been able to deliver over 400 boxes...
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Having visited Sinde Village and Twabuka Primary School on a trip with Wilderness Safaris Zambia over a year ago, Olivia Kearns felt inspired to get involved and see if she could help. With guidance and support from her family, Olivia took the initiative to use her 16th birthday to raise funds for Sinde Village in...
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Last week, CITW Zambezi undertook a menstrual hygiene training session with the girls at Mosi-oa-Tunya High School in Victoria Falls, following a distribution of Days for Girls reusable sanitary pads a few weeks ago. A social worker accompanied us to the school and had the girls in stitches as she explained the menstrual cycle and...
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Students and teachers at Lesedi Primary School just outside Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe recently received a consignment of curriculum textbooks thanks to Grand Circle Foundation (GCF). Lesedi received a total of 167 textbooks, including English, Mathematics, and Science and Technology for Grades 1 – 5. Lesedi Primary Textbook Distribution – Zimbabwe Full of smiles and...
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Thanks to a generous donation from Hunter Valley Grammar School in Australia, we were able to provide uniforms to 80 boys from rural primary schools. Hunter Valley Grammar School undertakes a visit to Zimbabwe every second year. Comprising both teachers and students, the visitors spend a week at Jabulani Primary School, located 20 kilometres from...
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Earlier this month, the CITW Zambezi team, together with Lisa Witherden from the Johannesburg office, and 12 Eco-Mentors from Maramani schools, met at Nottingham Estate’s Kuduland on the banks of the Limpopo River for four days of training. The aim of the training was to familiarise Eco-Mentors with the Eco-Club Curriculum for Term 3, as...
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The Nganyana men’s income-generating group south of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe has been hard at work. This group utilises used glass bottles from the Wilderness Camps – anything from wine, beer, and spirit bottles, to mayonnaise jars and tomato sauce bottles. The glass is crushed to a fine sand, and then used as a...
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At Mosi-Oa-Tunya High School in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, we had a very productive morning distributing Days for Girls sanitary packs to the senior classes. The donation of sanitary packs was initiated by Mr Wilson, an Overseas Adventure Travel guest who travelled to Zimbabwe and was struck by the plight of girls as they deal with...
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On a recent trip to Tsholotsho by the CITW Zambezi team, we were fortunate to be able to take along with us several suitcases of clothing and shoes that have been generously donated to us over the last few weeks. Clothing and footwear included casual wear and smart attire for men, women, and children, and...
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